House Fire Preparedness for Children and Families

Home fires can happen at any time, but they generally increase during the fall and winter, with December and January being the peak months.
Start your planning and practice now! Make preparedness fun – get prepared, not scared!

Know your risks and reduce fire threats in the home.

Make a fire escape plan.

Have a fire escape kit.

Place the house diagram, contact information, and a flashlight in a designated place in each room that children can reach, but teach children to leave the kit if there is no time.

Children with sensory disorders may have different needs during practice.

Does your child need additional accommodations?

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